Today (June 21), Jennifer Lopez‘s work in the entertainment industry was cemented (literally) with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The triple threat star braved the California sun in a Christian Dior top and coral skirt as she was recognized for her contributions to music. With boyfriend Casper Smart, ex-husband Marc Anthony and twins Emme and Max there to support, the Bronx native held back tears as she reflected on her journey.
“This all feels kind of surreal… I’m a lucky girl. My dream was always to entertain…I just wanted to be good at what I did. This landmark moment inspires me to work harder and dream bigger for all that is the future. I hope you feel as I do that it was all worth it, and I hope that I have touched your hearts even in a small way. Jenny From the Block has a new address… on the boulevard of dreams!”
Dozens of celebrities are awarded the same honor each year. Despite the number of stars in the tens of thousands, there are still a bevy of entertainers who have yet to be recognized. Click through the pages for six women we think deserve a star of their own.
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She already has a star with her Destiny’s Child cohorts, but King Bey is more than worthy of a star all her own. Just north of 30 years old, this living icon has accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime.
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Mother. Philanthropist. Writer. Actress. Sex symbol. Angelina does it all and still manages to stay on the Hollywood radar. With a Golden Globe and Oscar under her belt, Angelina’s film roles and off screen persona continue to inspire everyday.
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Often dubbed the sidekick or supporting player, people forget that Devine has steadily worked in Hollywood for over 30 years. With roles like Lorell in Dreamgirls and Gloria in Waiting to Exhale, the veteran actress has conquered stage, film and television.
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She’s notorious for denying her own star, but it’s that same humility that makes her so deserving. Her career spans decades and she always manages to choose the best movie roles. Can she do wrong?
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She may seem over the top at times, but Mariah is an entertainment force to be reckoned with. Almost 25 years since her debut, the former American Idol judge continues to top the charts.
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She may be gone, but her impact on pop music lives on forever. Despite the constant drama surrounding her personal life, Whitney still knew how to tear down a stage.
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